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  • Road closures for CSX repairs, Oldham County Day events

    Friday, July 18 – YMCA 5K race

    Beginning at 7 p.m. the following roads may be closed and/or traffic stopped for the one mile race – Allen Lane from train tracks to Jefferson St., Anchor Ave, Dawkins Road, Woodlawn Ave., Jefferson St. (Ky. 146) from Springhouse Pike to Franklin Ave.

  • Main Street train gets a makeover thanks to La Grange Baptist

    Seeing a train in downtown La Grange isn’t unusual, but having one with a fresh coat of paint was until recently.

    Thanks to more than two dozen youth from La Grange Baptist Church, the train located outside of the La Grange Railroad Museum looks as good as new after a month of work.

  • Oldham County Day celebration one week away

    Local organizations, businesses, marching bands, food vendors and artists are preparing to greet participants at the 44th annual Oldham County Day celebration on Saturday, July 19, on the Oldham County courthouse lawn and surrounding streets in historic downtown La Grange.

    Oldham County Day, hosted annually by the Project Guild of La Grange, is designed to celebrate community pride and to create fun for all ages, a reunion for classmates and neighbors and a source of income for local charities.

  • Evridge sentenced to home incarceration, probation in murder case

     

    Ronald Evridge, 59, of Westport was sentenced earlier this week to seven months of home incarceration and five years probation for the 2011 shooting deaths of Oldham County sisters Heather Fulkerson, 21, and Sandy Allen, 24.

  • Two killed in Hwy 53 crash

    Two teens were killed and another person has serious injuries after being involved in a crash at the intersection of Highway 53 and Old Sligo Road over the weekend.

    Ben Clifford, an 18-year-old recent graduate of Oldham County High School, was pronounced dead at the scene, as was Haley OKelley, a 19-year-old Indiana resident.

    The two teens were passengers with Brianna Zambrzycki, a 2013 graduate of Buckner Alternative High School, who was transported to University Hospital in Louisville with serious injuries, according to Oldham County Police.

  • McConnell: National marketplace would fix Obamacare problems

     

    A local business was able to get a political update from one of the top Congressional leaders this week.

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stopped by Fastline Publications in Buckner Monday to speak to employees, local residents and leaders about the state of the country.

  • Gang case down to one defendant

     

    Only one defendant remains from a case originally charged with gang activity in La Grange.

    Originally, eight individuals were charged with a litany of drug offenses and criminal gang activity, but only lesser charges for Casey Endicott, 19, of Shelbyville, remain after Keaton Lee, of La Grange, became the seventh co-defendant to take a plea deal.

  • Apple Patch celebrates opening of new homes

     

    While most Americans were celebrating the freedom of their country last week, one Oldham County business was especially thankful for independence.

    Apple Patch, a clinical and in-home residential program that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, welcomed a new facility named Independence Park.

  • Selby takes plea deal

    A La Grange man originally charged with indecent exposure has pled guilty to a lesser charge.

    Jon Selby, 44, was arrested Jan. 31 at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center in Crestwood and initially charged with indecent exposure and alcohol intoxication among other charges after police found him allegedly masturbating in the parking lot.

  • Highway 146 to close for repairs

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of the temporary closure of KY 146 (La Grange Road) in Oldham County. This roadway will be closed to through traffic between Spann Lane and the Oldham/Henry County line to allow for cross-drain repairs (mile points 13.6 to 14.8).

    Closure of KY 146 is scheduled for Tuesday, July 8 from 5 p.m. until midnight. Local access will be allowed during this work. All other traffic should follow the signed detour via KY 2855 (Ft. Pickens Road), KY 3223 (Old Sligo Road) and Ballard School Road.